Chicken getting lonely

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by tychick11, Mar 14, 2017.

  1. tychick11

    tychick11 New Egg

    Mar 14, 2017
    Hi all I have just lost 1 of my chickens and I only have one left but she is unusual as she is transgender and I am not shore if she will except a new mate or be fine on her own as she has high male hormones if any one can help that would be great
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
    Greetings from Kansas, tychick11, and [​IMG]! Pleased you joined our community! I'll leave the speculation about the interpersonal dynamics of transgender chickens to others more learned on the subject. I can tell you that you might want to get a replacement for the one you lost as chickens are pretty social and don't do as well in isolation. Good luck to you and thanks for joining BYC!!
  3. TheKindaFarmGal

    TheKindaFarmGal True BYC Addict

    May 4, 2016
    Somewhere in the Universe
    Welcome to BYC!

    Can you post pictures of your chicken? Chickens need to be in a flock; you need to get her at least one friend.
  4. N F C

    N F C phooey! Premium Member Project Manager

    Dec 12, 2013

    Sorry to hear of your loss. If possible, I'd get another 2 to keep your lonely one company (following isolation & integration tactics).

    Best of luck to you!
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
  6. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under tychick11 [​IMG] Welcome!

    Sorry to hear of your loss. Great advice so far and I agree, she would probably welcome the company following quarantine etc as she is used to company and would be lonely.

    Good luck!

    You might want to also pop in and say hello on your local thread: ‘Find your State’s thread.

    I hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun.

    If you would like to share pictures and stories of your flock, you have come to the right place. BYC’ers never tire of these and do not back away slowly or commence eye rolling when the photo album or home videos come out [​IMG]
  7. CuzChickens

    CuzChickens CountryChick

    Apr 24, 2016
    Hello, and welcome to Backyard Chickens! There is an unbelievable source of great knowledge on here and wonderful, friendly folks! I do hope you'll make yourself at home here and enjoy it as much as I have! :frow


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